Construction Manager Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for construction managers in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of construction managers amongst Texas metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Construction Managers in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,950
25th Percentile Wage
$68,810
50th Percentile Wage
$87,400
75th Percentile Wage
$114,590
90th Percentile Wage
$151,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for construction managers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $151,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $87,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,950.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.94
25th Percentile Wage
$33.08
50th Percentile Wage
$42.02
75th Percentile Wage
$55.09
90th Percentile Wage
$72.98

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for construction managers in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $72.98. The median hourly salary is $42.02. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.94.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of construction managers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201687,4005.86%17.07%
201582,2807.40%-
201476,1902.01%-
201374,6602.92%-
201272,480--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Construction Managers in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of construction managers in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of construction managers in state of Texas ranges from $53,720 to $116,890. The highest paying area for construction managers in Texas is Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $116,890. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Odessa (mean annual salary $110,400). The lowest paying area is Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $53,720.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$116,890
Odessa
$110,400
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$98,390
Tyler
$93,130
Amarillo
$93,030
Fort Worth-Arlington
$92,640
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$91,910
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$90,600
San Angelo
$90,490
Corpus Christi
$89,250
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$89,250
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$88,400
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$86,710
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$85,390
Midland
$82,990
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$82,190
Sherman-Denison
$81,840
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$81,130
Texarkana-Texarkana
$80,050
Lubbock
$79,880
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$77,420
Longview
$77,350
Brownsville-Harlingen
$76,910
Waco
$76,280
Victoria
$76,260
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$72,660
Wichita Falls
$72,510
El Paso
$72,270
College Station-Bryan
$71,530
Laredo
$70,050
Abilene
$66,410
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$61,520
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$53,720



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